Today is World Diabetes Day and in my clinic I’ll see several patients whose hearts have been damaged by diabetes.
Disney Land Paris is the place where dreams come true, this was what my family and I were told on arrival at our long awaited holiday. I was sixteen years old at the time and had just completed my GCSEs. After a long hard struggle to get through my exams I definitely needed a break. I’d lost a stone in weight in just a few weeks and felt broken in every way through tiredness. I’d spent most nights guzzling water and going to the toilet. I had no idea why this was happening to me, no one did.
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